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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1863

5 Russian warships welcomed in NYC

Event
1863

Dutch Breda-Tilburg railway opens

Event
1864

John Dunovant, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle

Death
1864

John S Staples is paid $500 as a substitute for President Lincoln

Event
1864

Cyclone strikes Calcutta: 70,000 killed

Event
1865

Paul Abraham Dukas, Paris France, composer (Vell‚da)

Birth
1866

Dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens

Event
1867

Karl Marx' "Das Kapital," published

Event
1868

Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), dies at 63

Death
1868

1st edition of Maasbode published

Event
1869

1st postcards are issued (Vienna)

Event
1870

Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells)

Birth
1871

General Dutch Werkliedenverbond (ANWV), forms in Utrecht

Event
1872

Isra‰l Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)

Birth
1874

Rotterdam opens drink water pipes

Event
1876

Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer, dies at 77

Death
1878

Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)

Birth
1879

Cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause

Event
1880

John Philip Sousa becomes new director of US Marine Corps Band

Event
1881

Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer

Birth
1881

William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)

Birth
1881

Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer, dies at 78

Death
1885

Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)

Birth
1885

Special delivery mail service begins in US

Event
1886

Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author

Birth